JB Dondolo Clean Water Project

Hi friend, The JB Dondolo Clean Water project (in Zimbabwe) made it onto Caring Crowd! We’re trying to raise $8,000 for the filtration system recommended by National University of Science and Technology (NUST). The lab results by NUST show that water is unsafe for consumption, especially for children under the age of 1 due to high levels of…

QUAHOG CLAMS BALLS

QUAHOG (Pronounced coe-hog) CLAMS Quahog clams are commonly called the “big boys” they weigh about 2- pounds. These clams are my first choice, but they are hard to find on the west coast. Therefore I am amending my recipe to “Littleneck Clams.” 3 celery stalks, finely chopped, 1/2 cup white onions, finely chopped, 2 green onions, chopped, 1/8 cup Parmesan…

BROWNED RICE

1/2 cup white onions, diced, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 1 stick salted butter, 1/4 pound lean ground beef, 1 1/2 cup basmati rice, 2 (10 3/4 oz.) beef consomme, 1/4 cup English steamable sweet peas. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Get out a large heavy skillet, add the onions and butter.  Saute the onions,…

QUEEN COOK FOR A DAY

  If you want to be crowned Queen for a day, I suggest you make this LUMP CRAB BISQUE. This bisque can be prepared in 15-minutes.  Serve this dish with toasted crusty bread and a dark beer, you will be crowned the queen cook of the day. LUMP CRAB BISQUE 3 slices bacon, fried crispy….

RED JAMBALAYA

  As a kid, I remember going to Amite, Louisiana for summer vacation. The Town of Amite City, commonly just called Amite lies at the intersection of I-55 and Hwy. 16.  Amite is halfway between New Orleans, LA and Jackson, MS.  What I remember most about Amite were the big black pots in the front…

SHRIMP PICO DE GALLO

SHRIMP PICO DE GALLO 6 large ripe chopped Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped, 2 serrano peppers finely chopped, 2 jalapeno peppers finely chopped, 1/4 cup white onion chopped, 1/2 cup purple onion  finely chopped, 1/2 bunch cilantro diced, 5 garlic cloves minced, 2 Persian cucumbers diced, juice of 2 lime, 1 large avocados chopped, 1/4 cup pineapple finely diced,…

WHAT’S YOUR SIGN?

WHAT’S YOUR SIGN?  MY SIGN IS CHICKEN! Today I am going to teach you how to cut up a whole chicken. Get out your cutting board a sharp knife and the chicken.  Remove the innards ( heart, neck, gizzard) and any extra fat from the chicken.  Cut the skin and flesh between the legs and body…

TURKEY MEATBALLS

Here ya go Dot.  I fix my turkey meatballs with chicken to ensure they are moist. 3/4 pound lean ground turkey, 1/4 pound ground dark chicken, 1/4 cup yellow onions, chopped, 1/8 cup celery chopped, 1/8 cup red bell pepper, chopped, 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped, 2 garlic cloves, minced, 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt, 1/2…

LABOR DAY NEW POTATO SALAD

NEW POTATO SALAD New potato salad is made with red skin potatoes has no mayonnaise is a little spicy and contains crispy bacon.  I think this was created from what was in the pantry.  Consider taking New  Potato Salad to the Labor Day gathering this weekend. 2 pounds red potatoes, 1 cup Italian salad dressing,…